About ECNP

ECNP is an independent scientific association dedicated to the science and treatment of disorders of the brain. It is the largest non-institutional supporter of applied and translational neuroscience research and education in Europe. Read more...

ECNP offers membership to established scholars in the field and all those with an active interest in applied and translational neuroscience. Corresponding membership is also open for those not resident in Europe.  To our membership pages

ECNP organises a wide range of scientific and educational activities, programmes and events across Europe, promoting the exchange of high-quality experimental and clinical research in applied and translational neuroscience and fostering young scientists and clinicians. View agenda

Download the ECNP App...

With our specially developed ECNP app you will have the most up-to-date information about the ECNP Congresses at your digital fingertips. View the programme and abstracts, rate the sessions, and chat with other app users.

The app is available for Apple and Android. Search for 'ECNP' or scan the QR code.


Deadline approaching to apply for New Frontiers in Digital Health Meeting

Interested in digital health and the challenges and remarkable opportunities of this dynamic and rapidly evolving area? Apply before 20 November to the ECNP New Frontiers in Digital Health Meeting, 10-11 March 2019, Nice, France.

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ECNP School of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychopharmacology: applications open

The ECNP School of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychopharmacology is our week-long training course to encourage and spread excellence in clinical neuropsychopharmacology among child and adolescent psychiatrists. The next school will be held in Venice, Italy, on 31 March-5 April 2019. If you are an early career scientist, apply before 1 December!

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Climate change and brain health... 

'As human physical health is threatened by the impacts of climate change, so is mental health. Many recent studies have linked climate changes to mental disorders and behavioural problems, including major depressive disorder, anxiety, PTSD, substance abuse, and suicidal ideation.'

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Supporting EU Proposals

ECNP is uniquely placed to effectively communicate and disseminate the result and impact of a European research project, which is a critical proposal evaluation criterion. We currently support three major new pan-European research enterprises with high-impact dissemination.

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Why the ECNP Congress?

"...an annual congress attended by 4,000-6,000 people who come with extremely heterogeneous backgrounds...and we're here together for 3-4 days sharing our experiences, sharing the results of our studies, networking and mingling..."

ECNP President Celso Arango tells us how he became a child psychiatrist and shares his vision on ECNP and the annual ECNP Congress.